Wild Aurora Bear Camp, an hour and half southwest of Yellowknife on the Mackenzie highway
Wild Aurora Bear Camp, provides excellent wildlife and aurora viewing, in the boreal forest on the Slave plateau, southwest of Great Slave Lake. Accommodations at the camp include cabins and tent frames with heat and electricity. Sleeping bags are provided. Breakfast and dinner are served at the camp, while packed lunches are provided for the day excursions.
For those guests seeking an authentic cultural experience, day trips to the communities of Behchoko and Fort Providence and the Mackenzie River crossing can be incorporated into the adventure.
Wildlife in the area includes Wood Bison, black bears and grouse. Wildlife viewing is done primarily along the highway. For guests looking for more adventurous experiences, including fishing and small-game hunting, off-road trips via snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicles can be arranged at an additional cost.
Aurora viewing in September thru October can be part of the Wild Aurora Bear Camp adventure. Wood bison and other wildlife viewing are planned daily as the aurora covers the night sky.
Details & Prices
Schedules; 4 days with 3-night accommodations at Bear Camp with travel from Yellowknife return on the 1st and 4th day. Booking are, subject to availability space is limited..
Daily activities include wildlife viewing, visits to the small aboriginal communities of Ft Providence or Behchoko, fishing at the North Arm or Franks Channel
Price per person $1495, include transportation from Yellowknife, accommodations and meals and daily guided activities.